Cal OES Prepositions Resources as Storm Continues to Impact the State


As a significant weather storm impacts parts of the state, the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) is proactively coordinating the prepositioning of flood fighting personnel to be available if needed.

The prepositioned fire resources include:

Region V       2 Preposition

Fresno County – XFR

1 Local Government Dozer Type 2 with Dozer Tender

1 Local Government Dispatcher

8 Local Government IMT Members

2 Local Government Swift Water Rescue Teams

Start Time:  03/08/23 0800

Tentative End Date:  03/14/23 0800


Tulare County – XTU

1 Local Government Swiftwater Rescue Team

1 Local Government Dispatcher

19 Local Government IMT Members

Start Date:  03/08/2023 0800

Tentative End Date:  03/11/23 0800

Another series of storm systems will impact much of the state  bringing heavy rain and mountain snow. The National Weather Service in Sacramento warned about difficult travel conditions in the mountains with near white out conditions at times.

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The public is urged to remain aware of their surrounding conditions and reminded to have an emergency plan in place, emergency preparedness kits at home and vehicles full of fuel. Sign-up for emergency alerts, listen to local authorities and warnings, and be prepared to evacuate if necessary.

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